Principal Design/ System Engineer

  • Vacancy Title
  • Principal Design/ System Engineer
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive Plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 24/08/2022
  • Job Description
  • JCB Principal Design/System Engineers create our industry’s future

    JCB is a world class business that has been at the forefront of mechanical technology for more
    than 70 years—and we’re still family run. Whether it’s a Backhoe Loader, Wheeled Excavator or
    Teletruck forklift, innovative design and market-leading build quality means our machines are
    always in demand wherever there’s work to be done. Now with our Hydrogen engines, we’re
    again growing in new areas and developing what we do—come and be a part of it.


    About the role
    The world needs smarter, cleaner ways of working. Greater efficiency. More adaptability. Lower
    emissions. As a Principal Engineer with JCB, you’ll have the final say on how we meet those
    needs by managing projects that will determine the future of our Diesel, Electric, Hydrogen and
    Hybrid propulsion systems. You’ll pick the best ones for the job so that you can be sure that our new
    products drive the ‘best in class’ standards we’ve always worked to.


    You’ll set the pace and direction of innovation and, taking ultimate responsibility for the team
    behind all stages of development from initial concepting right through development to launch.
    Providing inspiring leadership and expert decision-making you’ll deliver game-changing
    under-bonnet thermal management, induction/filtration, exhaust and aftertreatment,
    mounting/interfacing and braking systems.


    As a Principal Engineer with us, you won’t just project manage the future of our products, you’ll
    shape an entire industry. That’s because the world still looks to JCB when it comes to
    off-highway automotive innovation. Carry that spirit forward with the work you do here and
    there’s four continents’ worth of possibilities for you to explore in your career.


    About you
    You might join us from an automotive background or elsewhere in engineering–either way, you'll have in-depth understanding of mechanical
    engineering backed by a relevant degree. For you, acquiring knowledge of systems, machines
    and your industry is an on-going process. You’ll not only be looking to expand your knowledge
    here, you’ll want to challenge the known as you trailblaze your way into the future with us.


    What makes a Principal Engineer that will deliver to pressing market demands is your ability to
    lead and inspire your team and influence stakeholders across the organisation as well as third
    party business partners. The confidence with which you present your ideas; your coaching and
    mentorship; your problem solving and analysis– means your ideas will always get the backing
    they need to succeed. With an organisation like ours behind you, there’s no telling what you
    could achieve.